Madagascar

Water for Everyone – Madagascar

Coming off recent success in The Gambia and Liberia, Water Charity is embarked on another Water for Everyone Project in Madagascar. We have been active in Madagascar from early on in WC history, having sponsored many dozens of projects in recent years and touched hundreds of villages. Our primary intervention there has been in the […]

Conclusion of Village Well Program Phase II – Madagascar

Water Charity has completed Phase II of our Village Well Program in Madagascar.   This project has been completed under the direction of Fred Rittelmeyer, NPCA and THE MADAGASCAR WATER PROJECT INC.  This project has been completed. To read about the start of the project, CLICK HERE. The Madagascar Water Project (MWP) has been a huge success overall and Phase II […]

Village Well Program Phase II – Madagascar

This Program is made possible through a partnership of WATER CHARITY and THE MADAGASCAR WATER PROJECT INC. Village Well Program Phase II: twenty-two wells in 14 villages in Madagascar Background Water Charity’s partnership with The Madagascar Water Project began last year. Thirteen water wells were drilled in six villages that now provide clean water to over 15,000 […]

Village Well Program Phase I – Madagascar

This program is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION, working with THE MADAGASCAR WATER. Village Well Program Phase I:   ​8 Wells For Six Villages in Madagascar Location:  Six Villages (Fokotany), East Coast of Madagascar; Region of Antsinanana; District of Mahanoro Commune of Masomeloka:                    Fokotany of Masomeloka, […]

Ampasimbola Well Project – Madagascar

Location Ampasimbola, District Amparafaravola, Madagascar Community Description Antsakoana is a small village south of the town Amparafaravola located in the Eastern part of Madagascar. Ampasimbola is one of 20 communes in District Amparafaravola. The district of Amparafaravola, is located in a large rice-producing area near Lake Alaotra in central Madagascar. Rice farming is seasonal work […]

Andrenilaivelo Well Project – Madagascar

Location Village of Adrenilaivelo, Commune of Mahazoarivo, District of Fandriana, Madagascar Community Description Andrenilaivelo is a livestock and farming community of approximately 200-250 people located in the central highlands of Madagascar. There are 25 households of mostly (98%) farmers of rice, cassava and sweet potatoes. A lot of the women are also grass mat weavers. […]

Conclusion of Morarano Well Project – Madagascar

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Andrew Bourret. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to dig a well to provide a water supply for the people of Morarano. Andrew reports: So – after waiting out two cyclones, I was able to finish the […]

Conclusion of Andrenilaivelo Well Project – Madagascar

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Daniel Branch. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a community well at the school in Andrenilaivelo. Daniel reports: The well project in Andrenilaivelo has been completed. The process went as follows: First a hole 1 […]

Conclusion of Amindratombo School Well Project – Madagascar

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Tisa Kunkee. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a well at the primary school in the village of Amindratombo to provide drinking water for the students. Tisa reports: The primary school director, teachers, students and […]

Amindratombo School Well Project – Madagascar

Location Village of Amindratombo, Commune Rural Sahambavy, District Lalangina, Madagascar Community Description The community of Sahambavy, located in the southern highlands of Madagascar, consists of approximately 17,000 people spread across 10 villages. Sahambavy is known for all of the tea production in Madagascar, is a stop on the last operating train routes in country, and […]